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Solms-Delta Farm Tours

Address: Delta Road off R45 | Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 8743937
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Ranked #13 of 39 Activities in Franschhoek
Type: Wineries, Ranch & Farm
Owner description: As one of the leading Franschhoek wine farms in the Cape Winelands, Solms-Delta’s special interest...
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Type: Wineries, Ranch & Farm
Owner description: As one of the leading Franschhoek wine farms in the Cape Winelands, Solms-Delta’s special interest guided tours exceed the conventional wine tasting experience.Our unique guided wine farm tours expose visitors to more than just award-winning wines. Led primarily by farm residents, the tours offer rare personal insight into the vineyards, farm workers’ lives, and the cultural and musical heritage of Solms-Delta and the surrounding Cape Winelands.

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George, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Solms Delta is quite possibly the friendliest, most welcoming wine estate in the Boland region. Whenever I'm in the Cape or vicinity I make sure to pop around to this beautiful farm. The place is so much more than a wine farm though. Solms Delta takes pride from the fact that their farm is owned by a trust - the... More 

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lovely wine tasting hosted by Sussanna. Very entertaining and gave us a good review on the wines as well as history and on the cultural activities within the community. My question, did I enjoy the wine or the host more...😊

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Chichester
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86 reviews 86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went with a tour party of 40, and horrified to find another two tour parties there! Lovely location, and a good background talk first. The archaeology museum is very well done, to a professional standard - excellent in fact. Seated on a verandah for a disappointing "tasting". Just 4 wines presented, a jokey presenting lady, and little background given,, and... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was the first wine farm in our itinerary and we arrived around 10 - we were almost the first there. Their 9 wine tasting is just 30 rands, so we did that and ordered a cheese plate. All wines were decent, but we were especially impressed by their dessert and port wines and bought a bottle of each. Unfortunately,... More 

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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It is always a pleasure to go to this establishment and to introduce people to it. I have been there many times and have never been disappointed. The food is good, the wine is special, the service is unique and the place is beautiful. I had satisfied clients when we left.

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Xi'an
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We went on a lovely Friday afternoon. Perfect blue skies and a nice bit of sunshine. It is very nice sitting on the lawns, just taking in the surroundings and having a chat. The wine is good and the staff were very informative and very friendly.

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We visited Solms Delta for the museum rather than the wine. The idea is great, the experience is less so. Set in a dimly lit room the display comprises a lot of posters which were difficult to read because of the pale fonts. One or two emboldened sentences were possible but, looking up from a wheelchair added to the reading... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Our wine club visited the farm. Our guide Johan met us on a cold and wet day but soon warmed up to the group with his stories and knowledge of the farm and area in general. Our tour was done in a minibus with Johan driving and pointing out different points of interest. Afterwards he took us through the museum.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We were referred here from another nearby wine farm. The museum is very interesting. But our highlight was our wine tasting facilitator - Susanna. She was very sweet, extremely friendly. We tasted 6 wines and had a good laugh each time with her. The gentleman who served me at the till was just as friendly. Their wines are definitely worth... More 

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Rotterdam
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We were lucky to get a table in this idyllic location on a Sunday lunchtime, having not booked In advance during the peak of tourist season. However, the staff were over-run with tables (especially lots of large groups), so service was extremely slow, our food arrived cold, and to my disappointment, the same (lamb based) sauce had been used on... More 

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